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Genus Peptostreptococcus

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 21
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Peptostreptococcus Kluyver and van Niel 1936, genus. (Type genus of the family ¤ Peptostreptococcaceae Ezaki 2010).
Type species: ¤ Peptostreptococcus anaerobius (Natvig 1905) Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. v. peptô, cook, digest; N.L. masc. n. Streptococcus, a bacterial genus name; N.L. masc. n. Peptostreptococcus, the digesting streptococcus.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: KLUYVER (A.J.) and Van NIEL (C.B.): Prospects for a natural system of classification of bacteria. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung II, 1936, 94, 369-403.

Peptostreptococcus Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Ezaki et al. 1983. (Type genus of the family ¤ Peptostreptococcaceae Ezaki 2010).
Type species: ¤ Peptostreptococcus anaerobius (Natvig 1905) Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. v. peptô, cook, digest; N.L. masc. n. Streptococcus, a bacterial genus name; N.L. masc. n. Peptostreptococcus, the digesting streptococcus.
Reference: EZAKI (T.), YAMAMOTO (N.), NINOMIYA (K.), SUZUKI (S.) and YABUUCHI (E.): Transfer of Peptococcus indolicus, Peptococcus asaccharolyticus, Peptococcus prevotii, and Peptococcus magnus to the genus Peptostreptococcus and proposal of Peptostreptococcus tetradius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 683-698.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Peptostreptococcus Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Ezaki et al. 2001. (Type genus of the family ¤ Peptostreptococcaceae Ezaki 2010).
Type species: ¤ Peptostreptococcus anaerobius (Natvig 1905) Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. v. peptô, cook, digest; N.L. masc. n. Streptococcus, a bacterial genus name; N.L. masc. n. Peptostreptococcus, the digesting streptococcus.
Reference: EZAKI (T.), KAWAMURA (Y.), LI (N.), LI (Z.Y.), ZHAO (L.) and SHU (S.): Proposal of the genera Anaerococcus gen. nov., Peptoniphilus gen. nov. and Gallicola gen. nov. for members of the genus Peptostreptococcus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1521-1528.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Peptostreptococcus anaerobius (Natvig 1905) Kluyver and van Niel 1936, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 27337BCRC 10722=CCUG 7835=CIP 104411=DSM 2949=KCTC 5182=LMG 15865=NCTC 11460=VTT E-022078.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY326462.
Synonyms: "Streptococcus anaerob" (sic) Krönig 1895, "Streptococcus anaerobius" Natvig 1905.
Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. n. aer aeros, air; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. masc. adj. anaerobius, not living in air, anaerobic.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: 1 NATVIG (H.): Bakteriologische Verhältnisse in Weiblichen Genitalsekreten. Archiv fur Gynakologie (Berlin), 1905, 76, 701-858. 2 KLUYVER (A.J.) and Van NIEL (C.B.): Prospects for a natural system of classification of bacteria. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung II, 1936, 94, 369-403.

Peptostreptococcus anaerobius (Natvig 1905) Kluyver and van Niel 1936 emend. Gerritsen et al. 2014.
Reference: GERRITSEN, J., FUENTES, S., GRIEVINK, W., VAN NIFTRIK, L., TINDALL, B. J., TIMMERMAN, H. M., RIJKERS, G. T. and SMIDT, H. 2014. Characterization of Romboutsia ilealis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the gastro-intestinal tract of a rat, and proposal for the reclassification of five closely related members of the genus Clostridium into the genera Romboutsia gen. nov., Intestinibacter gen. nov., Terrisporobacter gen. nov. and Asaccharospora gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1600-1616.
Original article.

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Peptostreptococcus asaccharolyticus (Distaso 1912) Ezaki et al. 1983, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 14963= CCUG 9988 = CIP 74.17 = DSM 20463 = NCTC 11461.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF542228.
Basonym: ¤ Peptococcus asaccharolyticus (Distaso 1912) Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: "Staphylococcus asaccharolyticus" Distaso 1912, "Micrococcus asaccharolyticus" (Distaso 1912) Hall 1948.
Etymology: Gr. pref. a, not; Gr. n. sakchâr, sugar; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus (from Gr. masc. adj. lutikos), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. asaccharolyticus, not digesting sugar.
Valid publication: EZAKI (T.), YAMAMOTO (N.), NINOMIYA (K.), SUZUKI (S.) and YABUUCHI (E.): Transfer of Peptococcus indolicus, Peptococcus asaccharolyticus, Peptococcus prevotii, and Peptococcus magnus to the genus Peptostreptococcus and proposal of Peptostreptococcus tetradius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 683-698.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Peptoniphilus asaccharolyticus (Distaso 1912) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus barnesae Schiefer-Ullrich and Andreesen 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HKB-5 = ATCC 49795= DSM 3244.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB038361.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. barnesae, of Barnes, named after E.M. Barnes, a microbiologist.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 20. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 354-356.
Effective publication: SCHIEFER-ULLRICH (H.) and ANDREESEN (J.R.): Peptostreptococcus barnesae sp. nov., a gram-positive, anaerobic, obligately purine utilizing coccus from chicken feces. Arch. Microbiol., 1985, 143, 26-31.
Validation List no. 20 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

¤ Gallicola barnesae (Schiefer-Ullrich and Andreesen 1986) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus canis Lawson et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 57081=DSM 27025.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HE687281.
Etymology: -.
Source: Veterinary.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 152. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63 (2013), 2365-2367.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: LAWSON, P. A., JOHNSON, C. N., BENGTSSON, L., CHARALAMPAKIS, G., DAHLÉN, G., MOORE, E. and FALSEN, E. 2012. Peptostreptococcus canis sp. nov., isolated from subgingival plaque from canine oral cavity. Anaerobe, 18, 597-601.
Effective publication Online

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Peptostreptococcus harei Murdoch et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 38491 = CIP 105323 = DSM 10020 = NCTC 13076.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y07839.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. harei, of Hare, named after R. Hare, a British microbiologist.
Valid publication: MURDOCH (D.A.), COLLINS (M.D.), WILLEMS (A.), HARDIE (J.M.), YOUNG (K.A.) and MAGEE (J.T.): Description of three new species of the genus Peptostreptococcus from human clinical specimens: Peptostreptococcus harei sp. nov., Peptostreptococcus ivorii sp. nov., and Peptostreptococcus octavius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 781-787.
Original article in IJSB Online

¤ Peptoniphilus harei (Murdoch et al. 1997) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus heliotrinreducens (Lanigan 1983) Ezaki and Yabuuchi 1986, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RHS1 = ATCC 29202= DSM 20476 = JCM 14554 = NCTC 11029.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001684 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Peptococcus heliotrinreducens corrig. Lanigan 1983.
Etymology: N.L. n. heliotrinum, heliotrine, a pyrrolizidine alkaloid; L. part. adj. reducens, leading back, bringing back and in chemistry converting to a different oxidation state; N.L. part. adj. heliotrinreducens, referring to the organisms ability to bring about oxidative cleavage of the heliotrine molecule.
Valid publication: EZAKI (T.) and YABUUCHI (E.): Transfer of Peptococcus heliotrinreducens corrig. to the genus Peptostreptococcus: Peptostreptococcus heliotrinreducens Lanigan 1983 comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 107-108.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The specific epithet heliotrinreducens (sic) has been corrected in the new combination Slackia heliotrinireducens [see, ¤ Slackia heliotrinireducens corrig. (Lanigan 1983) Wade et al. 1999, comb. nov.]. However the name "Peptostreptococcus heliotrinireducens" corrig. has never been formally proposed before December 14, 2000 (date of publication of the amended Rule 61; see Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, page 2239, column 2). Consequently, in the "List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature", the epithet heliotrinreducens (sic) has been maintained for Peptostreptococcus heliotrinreducens.

¤ Slackia heliotrinireducens corrig. (Lanigan 1983) Wade et al. 1999, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus hydrogenalis Ezaki et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 49630= DSM 7454 = JCM 7635 = GIFU 7662.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D14140.
Etymology: N.L. n. hydrogenum (from Gr. n. hudôr, water; and Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), hydrogen (that which produces water, so called because it forms water when exposed to oxygen); L. masc. suff. -alis, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. hydrogenalis, pertaining to hydrogen, because this organism produces hydrogen.
Valid publication: EZAKI (T.), LIU (S.L.), HASHIMOTO (Y.) and YABUUCHI (E.): Peptostreptococcus hydrogenalis sp. nov. from human fecal and vaginal flora. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 305-306.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Anaerococcus hydrogenalis (Ezaki et al. 1990) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus indolicus (Christiansen 1934) Ezaki et al. 1983, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 29427= CCUG 17639 = DSM 20464 = NCTC 11088.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY153431.
Basonym: ¤ Peptococcus indolicus (Christiansen 1934) Sorensen 1975 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Micrococcus indolicus" Christiansen 1934.
Etymology: N.L. n. indolum, indol; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. indolicus, pertaining to indole, referring to the ability of the organism to produce indole.
Valid publication: EZAKI (T.), YAMAMOTO (N.), NINOMIYA (K.), SUZUKI (S.) and YABUUCHI (E.): Transfer of Peptococcus indolicus, Peptococcus asaccharolyticus, Peptococcus prevotii, and Peptococcus magnus to the genus Peptostreptococcus and proposal of Peptostreptococcus tetradius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 683-698.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Peptoniphilus indolicus (Christiansen 1934) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus ivorii Murdoch et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 38492 = CIP 105325 = DSM 10022 = NCTC 13078.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y07840.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. ivorii, of Ivor, a British microbiologist who first isolated the organism.
Valid publication: MURDOCH (D.A.), COLLINS (M.D.), WILLEMS (A.), HARDIE (J.M.), YOUNG (K.A.) and MAGEE (J.T.): Description of three new species of the genus Peptostreptococcus from human clinical specimens: Peptostreptococcus harei sp. nov., Peptostreptococcus ivorii sp. nov., and Peptostreptococcus octavius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 781-787.
Original article in IJSB Online

¤ Peptoniphilus ivorii (Murdoch et al. 1997) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus lacrimalis Li et al. 1992, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 51171= CCUG 31350 = CIP 103724 = DSM 7455 = JCM 8139 = GIFU 7667 = NCTC 13149.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF542230.
Etymology: L. n. lacrima, a tear; L. masc. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. lacrimalis, pertaining to tears, referring to lacrimal gland where the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: LI (N.), HASHIMOTO (Y.), ADNAN (S.), MIURA (H.), YAMAMOTO (H.) and EZAKI (T.): Three new species of the genus Peptostreptococcus isolated from humans: Peptostreptococcus vaginalis sp. nov., Peptostreptococcus lacrimalis sp. nov., and Peptostreptococcus lactolyticus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 602-605.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Peptoniphilus lacrimalis (Li et al. 1992) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus lactolyticus Li et al. 1992, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 51172= CIP 103725 = DSM 7456 = JCM 8140 = GIFU 8586.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF542233.
Etymology: L. n. lac lactis, milk; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus (from Gr. masc. adj. lutikos), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. lactolyticus, milk-dissolving.
Valid publication: LI (N.), HASHIMOTO (Y.), ADNAN (S.), MIURA (H.), YAMAMOTO (H.) and EZAKI (T.): Three new species of the genus Peptostreptococcus isolated from humans: Peptostreptococcus vaginalis sp. nov., Peptostreptococcus lacrimalis sp. nov., and Peptostreptococcus lactolyticus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 602-605.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Anaerococcus lactolyticus (Li et al. 1992) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus magnus (Prévot 1933) Ezaki et al. 1983, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 15794= CCUG 17636 = DSM 20470 = GIFU 7629 = NCTC 11804.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF542227.
Basonym: ¤ Peptococcus magnus (Prévot 1933) Holdeman and Moore 1972 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Diplococcus magnus" Prévot 1933.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. magnus, large.
Valid publication: EZAKI (T.), YAMAMOTO (N.), NINOMIYA (K.), SUZUKI (S.) and YABUUCHI (E.): Transfer of Peptococcus indolicus, Peptococcus asaccharolyticus, Peptococcus prevotii, and Peptococcus magnus to the genus Peptostreptococcus and proposal of Peptostreptococcus tetradius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 683-698.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Finegoldia magna (Prévot 1933) Murdoch and Shah 2000, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus micros (Prévot 1933) Smith 1957, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 33270= CCUG 46357 = CIP 105294 = DSM 20468 = GIFU 7824 = JCM 12970 = NCTC 11808 = VPI 5464.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY323523.
Synonyms: "Streptococcus anaerobius micros" Lewkowicz 1901, "Streptococcus micros" Prévot 1933.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. micros (from Gr. masc. adj. mikros), small, little.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: 1 PRÉVOT (A.R.): Etude de systématique bactérienne. I. Lois générales. II. Cocci anaérobies. Annales des Sciences Naturelles Zoologie et Biologie Animale, 1933, 15, 23-260. 2 SMITH (L.D.S.): Genus V. Peptostreptococcus Kluyver and van Niel, 1936, In: R.S. BREED, E.G.D. MURRAY and N.R. SMITH (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, pp. 533-541.

Note: According to Cato et al. 1983, Peptostreptococcus micros (Prévot 1933) Smith 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) is an earlier heterotypic synonym of ¤ Peptococcus glycinophilus (Cardon and Barker 1946) Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980).
Reference: CATO (E.P.), JOHNSON (J.L.), HASH (D.E.) and HOLDEMAN (L.V.): Synonymy of Peptococcus glycinophilus (Cardon and Barker 1946) Douglas 1957 with Peptostreptococcus micros (Prévot 1933) Smith 1957 and electrophoretic differentiation of Peptostreptococcus micros from Peptococcus magnus (Prévot 1933) Holdeman and Moore 1972. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 207-210.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Micromonas micros (Prévot 1933) Murdoch and Shah 2000, comb. nov.

Note: The name Micromonas micros (Prévot 1933) Murdoch and Shah 2000 is illegitimate because it is placed in an illegitimate genus (see: ¤ Micromonas).

¤ Parvimonas micra (Prévot 1933) Tindall and Euzéby 2006, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus octavius Murdoch et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DSM 11663 = NCTC 9810.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y07841.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. octavius (sic), eight, referring to the fact that the organism was previously assigned to Hare group VIII.
Valid publication: MURDOCH (D.A.), COLLINS (M.D.), WILLEMS (A.), HARDIE (J.M.), YOUNG (K.A.) and MAGEE (J.T.): Description of three new species of the genus Peptostreptococcus from human clinical specimens: Peptostreptococcus harei sp. nov., Peptostreptococcus ivorii sp. nov., and Peptostreptococcus octavius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 781-787.
Original article in IJSB Online

Note: The correct Latin adjective is octavus, not octavius as cited by Murdoch et al. 1997.

¤ Anaerococcus octavius (Murdoch et al. 1997) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus parvulus (Weinberg et al. 1937) Smith 1957, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 33793= CCUG 32760 = DSM 20469 = IPP 1246 = JCM 10300 = VPI 0546.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF292372, CP001721 (complete genome).
Synonyms: "Streptococcus parvulus" Weinberg et al. 1937, not "Streptococcus parvulus" Levinthal 1928.
Etymology: L. masc. dim. adj. parvulus, very small.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: 1 WEINBERG (M.), NATIVELLE (R.) and PRÉVOT (A.R.) (editors): Les Microbes Anaérobies, Masson et Cie, Paris, 1937, pp. 1-1186. 2 SMITH (L.D.S.): Genus V. Peptostreptococcus Kluyver and van Niel, 1936, In: R.S. BREED, E.G.D. MURRAY and N.R. SMITH (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, pp. 533-541.

¤ Streptococcus parvulus (Weinberg et al. 1937) Cato 1983, comb. nov.

¤ Atopobium parvulum (Weinberg et al. 1937) Collins and Wallbanks 1993, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus prevotii (Foubert and Douglas 1948) Ezaki et al. 1983, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 9321= CCUG 41932 = CIP 105881 = DSM 20548 = JCM 6508 = NCTC 11806.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001708 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Peptococcus prevotii (Foubert and Douglas 1948) Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Micrococcus prevotii" Foubert and Douglas 1948.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. prevotii, of Prévot, named after A.R. Prévot, a French microbiologist.
Valid publication: EZAKI (T.), YAMAMOTO (N.), NINOMIYA (K.), SUZUKI (S.) and YABUUCHI (E.): Transfer of Peptococcus indolicus, Peptococcus asaccharolyticus, Peptococcus prevotii, and Peptococcus magnus to the genus Peptostreptococcus and proposal of Peptostreptococcus tetradius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 683-698.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Anaerococcus prevotii (Foubert and Douglas 1948) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus productus (Prévot 1941) Smith 1957, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 27340= JCM 1471 = NCTC 11829.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X94966.
Synonym: "Streptococcus productus" Prévot 1941.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. productus, lengthened, extended.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: 1 PRÉVOT (A.R.): Sur une nouvelle espèce de streptocoque anaérobie gazogène: Streptococcus productus nov. spec. Comptes Rendus des Séances de la Société de Biologie (Paris), 1941, 135, 105-107. 2 SMITH (L.D.S.): Genus V. Peptostreptococcus Kluyver and van Niel, 1936, In: R.S. BREED, E.G.D. MURRAY and N.R. SMITH (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, pp. 533-541.

Note: The Latin adjective productus -a -um has several meaning. According to L.D.S. Smith 1957, this epithet means lengthened (i.e. the cells lengthen in culture; see Hauduroy et al. 1953), not produced.
References:
1 SMITH (L.D.S.): Genus V. Peptostreptococcus Kluyver and van Niel, 1936, In: R.S. BREED, E.G.D. MURRAY and N.R. SMITH (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, pp. 533-541.
2 HAUDUROY (P.), EHRINGER (G.), GUILLOT (G.), MAGROU (J.), PRÉVOT (A.R.), ROSSET and URBAIN (A.): Dictionnaire des Bactéries Pathogènes, 2nd ed., Masson, Paris, 1953, pp. 1-692.

¤ Ruminococcus productus (Prévot 1941) Ezaki et al. 1994, comb. nov.

¤ Blautia producta (Prévot 1941) Liu et al. 2008, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus russellii Whitehead et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RT-10B = CCUG 58235 = DSM 23041 = NRRL B-59380.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY167952.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. russellii, of Russell, named after the American microbiologist James B. Russell for his contributions to rumen microbiology and initial isolation of HAP bacteria.
Valid publication: WHITEHEAD (T.R.), COTTA (M.A.), FALSEN (E.), MOORE (E.) and LAWSON (P.A.): Peptostreptococcus russellii sp. nov., isolated from a swine-manure storage pit. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1875-1879.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Peptostreptococcus stomatis Downes and Wade 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) W2278 = CCUG 51858 = DSM 17678 = JCM 15636.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ160208.
Etymology: Gr. n. stoma stomatos, mouth; N.L. gen. n. stomatis, of the mouth.
Valid publication: DOWNES (J.) and WADE (W.G.): Peptostreptococcus stomatis sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 751-754.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Peptostreptococcus tetradius (ex Choukévitch 1911) Ezaki et al. 1983, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 35098= CCM 3634 = CCUG 17637 = CIP 103927 = DSM 2951 = GIFU 7672 = JCM 1964 = LMG 14264.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF542234.
Basonym: ¤ Peptostreptococcus tetradius (ex Choukévitch 1911) Ezaki et al. 1983.
Synonyms: "Tetracoccus anaerobius" Choukévitch 1911, "Gaffkya anaerobius" (sic) (Choukévitch 1911) Prévot 1933.
Etymology: Gr. adj. tetradikos, consisting of four; N.L. masc. adj. tetradius, occurring in groups of four.
Valid publication: EZAKI (T.), YAMAMOTO (N.), NINOMIYA (K.), SUZUKI (S.) and YABUUCHI (E.): Transfer of Peptococcus indolicus, Peptococcus asaccharolyticus, Peptococcus prevotii, and Peptococcus magnus to the genus Peptostreptococcus and proposal of Peptostreptococcus tetradius sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 683-698.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Anaerococcus tetradius (Ezaki et al. 1983) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Peptostreptococcus vaginalis Li et al. 1992, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 51170= CIP 103621 = DSM 7457 = GIFU 12669 = JCM 8138.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF542229.
Etymology: L. n. vagina, sheath, vagina;  L. masc. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. vaginalis, pertaining to vagina, of the vagina.
Valid publication: LI (N.), HASHIMOTO (Y.), ADNAN (S.), MIURA (H.), YAMAMOTO (H.) and EZAKI (T.): Three new species of the genus Peptostreptococcus isolated from humans: Peptostreptococcus vaginalis sp. nov., Peptostreptococcus lacrimalis sp. nov., and Peptostreptococcus lactolyticus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 602-605.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Anaerococcus vaginalis (Li et al. 1992) Ezaki et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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